The Flyers announced the trade before Thursday's game against Buffalo. Grossman, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound defenseman, has five assists in 52 games this season. He has three goals and 41 points in 333 career NHL games.
Grossman is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury